Roundup/Letter to the Editor
Rec. and Park
Eyes Open Space Funds to Fill Deficit
Top officials at the SF Recreation and Park Department have decided
to close a gaping hole in their budget for the upcoming fiscal year
by raising program fees and dipping into funds that could have been
used to acquire open space properties for the City.
Investigated at Mountain Lake Park
A small fire at Mountain Lake Park May 7 scorched some 1,500 native
plants that had recently been planted as part of a restoration project.
Ten firefighters and three engines responded to the 6 p.m. call. Firefighters
had the fire - which began close to the east shore and moved up the
slope, burning a third of an acre - under control within an hour.
Hemp Club stops
Giving Donations Away
The Hemp Center, the Richmond District's medical marijuana club, located
at 2533 Balboa St., shut down for about two weeks in late April and
early May because staffers at the center had the overwhelming task of
having to explain to 300 to 500 people that medical marijuana donations
were no longer being dispersed.
up Sex Rings at Three Sunset Homes
San Francisco police have shut down three houses of prostitution
since January catering to Asian clientele that were operating in the
Richmond Resident Celebrates
25 Years as Beefeater
On any given day, Tom Sweeney
greets thousands of people from the four corners of the globe, including
celebrities and royalty. This year Sweeney celebrates his 25th year
as the doorman at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel.
Stepping Stone Celebrates
40 Years Assisting Women
Friends gathered. Patrons, volunteers and relatives all laughed and
conversed as normal. But what distinguished this night from any other
became apparent as the dining table was presented with the timeless
signature of celebration - a sheet cake that said "Happy 40th Anniversary."
Argonne Mural gets Facelift
Mt. Sutro Reforestation
Plan off to Slow Start
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick:
Budget Priorities, False HOPE
Ashe: Police Beat
John M. Lee: Investigate
When Buying a Condo
Recycle those Old Cell Phones
Ginny Kolmar: East Coast